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The Politics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

The Politics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
 

From ancient and medieval philosophers such as Confucius and Thomas Aquinas, to revolutionary thought leaders such as Thomas Jefferson and Leon Trotsky, to the voices who have shaped modern politics today--Mao Zedong, Malcolm X, Che Guevara, and more--this book explains more than... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781465473905
Barcode 9781465473905
Published 6 February 2018 by DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By DK
Series Big Ideas
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ISBN-13 9781465473905
ISBN-10 1465473904
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
Imprint DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Publication Date 6 February 2018
Publication Country
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By DK
Series Big Ideas
Category Reference Works
Politics & Government
Political Science & Theory
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 196mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 23mm
Weight 1,225g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Political science - History, Political science, World politics, Political science - Philosophy, Reference works
NBS Text Political Science & Theory
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 320.09
Catalogue Code 912381

Description of this Book

From ancient and medieval philosophers such as Confucius and Thomas Aquinas, to revolutionary thought leaders such as Thomas Jefferson and Leon Trotsky, to the voices who have shaped modern politics today -- Mao Zedong, Malcolm X, Che Guevara, and more -- The Politics Book clearly and simply explains more than 100 groundbreaking ideas in the history of political thought. With easy-to-follow graphics, succinct quotations, and accessible text, The Politics Book is an essential reference for students and anyone wondering how politics works.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review [A]n accessible introduction to centuries of political thought. - The Boston Globe [The Big Ideas Simply Explained books] are beautifully illustrated with shadow-like cartoons that break down even the most difficult concepts so they are easier to grasp. These step-by-step diagrams are an incredibly clever learning device to include, especially for visual learners. - Examiner.com Verdict: This book serves as a helpful introduction to the thoughts and theories that have influenced leaders and policy throughout world history. The bright, bold colors and illustrations help make the subject approachable. A good resource for middle and high school students who are interested in political science and history. - Library Journal With easy-to-follow graphics, succinct quotations, and accessible text, The Politics Book is an essential reference for students and anyone wondering how politics works. - Politico.com

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Author's Bio

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products. Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK's extensive children's list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO(R) books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.

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